Definition of Aran in English:

Aran

Syllabification: Ar·an
Pronunciation: /ˈarən
 
/

adjective

Denoting a type of knitwear with traditional patterns, typically involving a raised cable stitch and large diamond designs.
More example sentences
  • The group enjoyed browsing among the many shops with traditional Aran knitwear, pottery and other souvenirs on sale.
  • The countryside was a major theme with rustic cord jodhpurs, pedal pushers with buttons at the knee, checked shirts and Aran sweaters.
  • The traditional consumer market for Waterford Crystal, Claddagh rings, Aran knitwear and Connemara marble rosary beads continues to thrive and is worth €120 million a year.

Origin

1960s: from the Aran Islands.

Definition of Aran in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day epyllion
Pronunciation: ɪˈpɪlɪən
noun
a narrative poem resembling an epic in style...